MPs were supposed to vote either for or against the prime minister's deal in a special weekend session. But things didn't quite work out like that.
The new faces of Trump’s trade disputes.
The Trump administration's tendency to follow rules only if they're in its interest could end up hurting the US in the long run.
Supporters of the anti-Islam party Pegida attend a rally in Copenhagen on January 19, 2015.
The perception of an immigrant threat in Europe is often thought to be driven by rising numbers of asylum seekers, but research indicates that political and media discourses are often the driving factor.
A reception centre near Namur, Wallonia, one of the largest in the Belgian reception network. May 24, 2018.
Only rarely are refugees’ and migrants’ words taken into account about the reception system in Europe. And what they tell us is frightening.
The deal put forward might win the prime minister support at home but Brussels also has to get on board.
Struggling to take off.
Contrary to popular belief, entrepreneurship has been on a worryingly downward trend since the 1980s – here's why.
Jacques Chirac has died, aged 86.
The most popular president of the Fifth Republic actually achieved alarmingly little during his tenure.
Jacques Chirac (here in 2005) was a defining figure in French politics after May 1968.
World Economic Forum/Flickr
A look back at the distinguished career of the former president, an ardent defender of France's place in the world.
The effectiveness of a drug may be evaluated based on its potential to shrink tumours – but this doesn’t necessarily equate to improved survival rates.
National drug regulators use evidence from clinical trials to decide whether new cancer drugs will be approved for use. But these studies are often flawed.
Had the EU eliminated all subsidies between 2010 and 2017, its emissions would have been 9% lower over the period and governments across the EU would have saved US$441 billion.
What do you have for me Mr Johnson?
All the drama has played out in the UK lately – with very little regard for whether any of the options under discussion would be acceptable to the EU.
A no-deal Brexit means the immediate imposition of import duties and various controls on UK-EU trade.
Exports and manufacturing output is down.
After a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, the German economy is stuttering.
Although disparities exist, French teachers are generally satisfied with their jobs.
Nearly 1 million teachers in France – 4% of the employed population – work with students on a daily basis, in the public or private sector. How do they feel?
Conte: free to spread on to two chairs now.
EPA/ Ettore Ferrari
The fragile coalition between the League and Five Star Movement has fallen to pieces – and Giuseppe Conte is the last man standing.
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Piłsudski Square, Warsaw.
Rebecca M. Townsend
For the 80th anniversary, Poland has changed the site of the usual commemoration ceremony and, for the first time, has invited a U.S. president to speak.
Every so often a 'sure thing' comes along when the markets decide that a currency is going to move in only one direction.
Daphne Caruana Galizia was investigating several corruption scandals when she was murdered in 2017. The government continues to avoid serious investigations into the allegations.
European stereotypes: a Dutch satirical cartoon of Europe from 1870.
Humoristische Kaart van Europa via Wikimedia Commons
The battle between nationalism and a wider European identity in the 19th century has influenced philosophy to this day.
Johnson arrives at the Conservative Party headquarters.
Just what is Boris Johnson, the UK's new prime minister: a liberal or conservative? A historian writing a book about Brexit, the focus of much of Johnson's career, says the man is hard to pin down.